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divers search the hudson river for victims of that horrific crash between a tourist helicopter and a small plane. why it could be a while before all nine bodies are found. part of a california prison goes up in flames here and dozens are taken to the hospital. how the chaos started. a typhoon slams into china forcing a million people from their home leaving a path of death and destruction in its wake. hey, thanks for joining us on hln. i'm natasha curry. our top story, a fourth body discovered after a midair collision.
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a small plane collideed with a helicopter, both fell into the hudson river. new york mayor michael bloomberg says it's believed all of the nine people on both aircraft were killed. here is how witnesses described the crash. >> there was a plane, a small plane like a cessna cutting back towards new jersey side. helicopter heading southbound about 1100, 1200 feet. the plane rolled into the helicopter, hit the side of it of the helicopter went straight in the water. there was a poof of smoke and a bang. it went further down hit the water by the w hotel and came down, a couple of pieces. >> what did you think when you saw it. >> tragic, bad. you look up and you see all the planes going around here and it's hectic. unfortunately this thing happens. the fact that it does happen -- it doesn't happen more often is
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crazy. >> it was turning, went down first. about three, four seconds later, i saw the wing for helicopters. there's no wing for helicopters, it was the rotor blade. if this was the head, it went like this. it was quick. i see a lot of people try to come and rescue. lots of boats try to drive towards the helicopter. i was very shocked. i was screaming. two of us started calling 911. >> a law enforcement source tells us the chopper wreck was found in 30 feet of water while the plane is believed to be even deeper. sonar identified a possible third debris field. we know that the hudson river is an extremely difficult river to dive in. currents are very difficult. you have to contend with tides
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and the ability to see is limited. two to three feet at most. it's a difficult working environment, you have to worry about plane safety. >> the chopper had five tourists and a pilot. more on the latest with this search throughout the day. forty inmates in the hospital following a prison riot here in california. a spokesman says some of the injuries are life threatening of the violence broke out haas night at the california institution for men. at least one unit, which can house up to 200 inmates was set on fire. the "l. a. times" said the inmates self-evacuated into the yard. it's not clear if they all made it out of the building. a public hearing for robert manuel, the boy's body found in a canal last weechblgt he disappeared after leaving his mother's apartment on july 28th.
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police say they are investigating his death as a homicide they also say there's no evidence he was abducted by a stranger. manuel was visiting his mother on the night he disappeared. president obama is visiting mexico for a two-day summit. he's going to meet with leaders on issues impacting south america. clean energy and the economic crisis are also top priorities. all three countries have strong economic ties to the north american free trade agreement. canada and mexico says 80% of their exports to the u.s. . a militant commander in the afghanistan says the taliban is waiting for a u.s. response before deciding on the fate of a captured u.s. soldier. this is the first public comment about 23-year-old barack obama bergdahl since he was seen last month of the taliban leader made
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a request for a return. he wouldn't elaborate. a military spokeswoman refused to comment saying they wouldn't do anything to compromise efforts to recover him. a strong earthquake shook japan earlier today. authorities say there was a 6.9 magnitude quake that jolted tokyo and surrounding areas in eastern japan. a u.s. geological logged it at 7.$1.people who felt it in tokyo said it rattled walls and furniture. so far no reports of injuries or damage. people in parts of minneapolis are cleaning up after getting slammed by powerful thunderstorm. they uprooted trees here, snapped power line and blew off roofs. several tornadoes were reported. one man said fierce winds ripped apart his garage and blew away his boat. at one point 10,000 people lost power. there are no reports of any injuries. authorities in hawaii are beginning to close some beaches
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on the big island as hurricane felicia approaches. forecasters are predicting heavy rains and possible flash floods. the latest details on felicia just ahead in weather. first the philippines, then taiwan, now china. the hurricane blew ashore bringing torrential rain. nearly 1 million people were evacuated ahead of this storm. keep your eyes on this red building here. some of the worst devastation from mora kat happened. this the worst flooding in 50 years. i can't believe these pictures. some other areas got an incredibly 80 inches of rain. can you see people rescued. at least two killed in taiwan but dozens missing and feared dead. >> i'm reynolds wolf for hln. we're watching this storm out in the pacific. of course we're talking about
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felicia. this storm has been a powerhouse. jaus short while ago a category four hurricane. just over the last day or so we've seen it weaken considerably. it's going west, expected to make it to hawaii. there's a very weak tropical storm warning, depression. it's got two things in its path, cooler water and sheer. it can weaken considerably before landfall. still at the same time heavy rainfall. parts of the great lakes into the midwest. hot and humid in the parts of the southeast, make the way towards texas and four corners. heat is the big story, plenty of sunshine from the california coast, high temperatures going up mainly into the 70s and 80s. 99 for las vegas, 94 tampa, miami 90, new york and boston into the 70s and 80s. that is a look at your forecast across the nation. i'm reynolds wolf for hln. police in one community are trying to get folks to drop their guns and hold out their
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hands. >> not a bad trade for some old unsafe guns. >> see what authorities are using to get people to give away their guns. 
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police in fresno, california police in fresno, california are using a new approach to get guns off the streets. the idea here is to get people to hand over guns voluntarily and then go on a shopping spree. as john thomas kovos reports, it's working better than anyone expected. >> reporter: rugers, lugers, rifles and even a tommy gun. some may be used for sport but some have been used for crimes. fresno police collected this weapons cache during the first cash for guns event. >> these are firearms used for drive by shootings, in the hands of the wrong people. >> reporter: a wide range of people showed up saturday morning all guaranteed amnesty.
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>> doesn't matter if you're getting gang bangers, you're getting guns off the street. >> we're about to move to the old folks home. i don't think they would want them there. when this came up it was like $100 at school final for target. >> police handed out ked cards credit cards for target depending on the types of weapons turned over. allen received eight $50 cards. >> i may get a laptop computer. >> not bad. >> not a bad trade for old unsafe guns. >> they will be inspected and destroyed. some will undergo ballistic testing. >> again, the guns were given to us anonymously. we just want to run tests to see if they have been involved in prior crimes. >> ma'am, we've run out of gift cards. >> two hours and 45 minutes into the event, the gift cards ran out. some people like mike peterson
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just wanted to get rid of their guns. >> okay. we'll take them from you. >> where are they? >> they are in the back. >> that was affiliate kfsn. police collected almost 450 guns, gave out $35,000 in gift  cards.÷ they are already planning to do another event like this one again. check it out, beatles fans tennessee titans will honor steve mcnair tonight. they lan to wear number 9 decals on their helmet in the hall of fame game as a tribute to the late star. police say mcnair was shot to death last month in his nashville condominium by his girlfriend who then turned the gun on himself. after a near media blackout michael vehicle returned to the area. he stopped at a community center where he spoke to about 55 people and one media crew about avoiding dog fighting. the former atlanta falcons' appearance was part of an
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agreement from the humane society of the united states. apparently vick is trying to rehabilitate his image and return to the nfl. in december 2007, he was sentenced to 23 months in prison following his conviction on federal dog fighting charges. he was released last month. for 364 days out of the year, a bustling port city which supported international trade for centuries. but for today, the japanese city of nagasaki is synonymous with a devastating attack and the hope it will never happen again.
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a blind man returned home from the emergency room with his sight. he had called 911 after feeling disn dizzy. still not clear how he regained his sight. he had been blind for several years and could only see a few feet away. >> the cameraman, i'd have to be 12 inches from him. now i see your face and you're a good looking gal. i see everything, the car here, building here. tree there. >> marty is so overjoyed he says he hasn't slept much lately. he's enjoying his newfound independence and eyeing the ladies. yeah. he says he's looking for a nice gal no younger than 75.
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the kennedy family continues to gather at a massachusetts hospital where eunice kennedy shriver is listed in critical but stable condition. it's still unclear why she went to the hospital. shriver had a series of strokes in recent years. she's best known as the founder of the special olympics which helps millions of people with disabilities worldwide. her daughter, maria shriver and maria's husband, arnold schwarzenegger, have also been at the hospital. police are getting new clues about the murder of a couple known for adopting special needs kids. they are coming from a man arrested last week. sean callebs reports investigators are looking at business debt and connections to the mexican mafia. >> reporter: 61-year-old henry "cab" tice was a long time friend and business associate of byrd and melanie billings according to the escambia county sheriff david morgan. >> they were business partners in a series of businesses, in a finance company that financed
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cars and other things and a couple of small car dealerships. >> reporter: the relationship soured. tice owed billings $30,000, according to the sheriff, and was arrested on writing bad checks to the billings. the sheriff also says he's not ruling out that the billings murders could be a contract hit. another intriguing connection, tice was close to patrick gonzalez jr., the man authorities portray as the ringleader in the mur of the florida couple that adopted 13 children, many with special needs. >> he's had an ongoing relationship, he described it as a father and son relationship where they spoke on a daily business. >> reporter: the sheriff says he's surprised by information tice volunteered like a connection to organized crime. >> he affirmed that because he got into financial trouble in the business and he needed some money that he made connections
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with what he referred to as the mexican mafia and secured a loan from them in order for the business not to fail. >> reporter: cnn was unable to locate tice but in an interview with nbc, he said he had nothing to do with the killing. >> anybody say that i had anything to do with the murder of bud or melanie is a liar. >> reporter: the billings family issued a statement saying we have faith sheriff morgan will be diligent in determining whether there's any connection with cab tice and the murders. authorities say the big break in this case came when someone involved in the murders failed to turn off the security system. cameras rolled as the gang roamed the house and caught images of the suspects and a red van leaving the house. >> it would not be unrealistic to assume that mr. tice was aware of a security system. he had been in the home many times. will at the office mr. billings was known to pull up on his security system his home system so he could observe the children
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and how the home life is going. >> tice had been working at this car dealership and apparently living there as well. tice has since been fired and told to move on. he frequently goes to mexico for business dealings and authorities say he also travels to columbia where he has a wife or a girlfriend. while he remains free on bond the sheriff has told tice not to leave the area. sean callebs, cnn, pensacola, florida. 54 years ago today the u.s. dropped an tom k bomb on nagasaki. it pushed them to surrender and end world war ii. people there observed a moment of silence today while a large veil in nagasaki peace park. the mayor spoke calling for an end to nuclear weapons. the attack on nagasaki three days after one on hiroshima.
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130 people were killed or died within months after that bombing. as a general rule of thumb it's not good form to insult your neighbor, especially if he's bigger than you. that's not the case in nevada. they kicked off an edgy ad campaign aimed at coaxing businesses away from california. they tell business owners they can kiss their assets good-bye if they stay put. another cares legislators to talking orang tangs. one l.a. tv says they won't air them. all right. admit, you have more room in your wallet than you do in your closet or garage. it might be time to have a garage sale then. hln money expert clark howard are finding that's really the way to go. >> hey, you want to raise some cash. maybe need some dough. maybe looking for great deals?
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well, a lot of americans have decided the best way to buy and sell is at a garage sale. in fact, the number of garage sales going on in the country is way, way, way up. why? think about it. think how many of us in the consumption era bought stuff we never used, lightly used. think of all that sporting goods equipment and exercise equipment people bought intending to get fit but never used. so what a great way to turn your trash into cash. you have the garage or yard sale. maybe you do it with neighbors, ties. people are going to come. buyers, you're going to steal deals. it's a great way for you to make money. it's a great way for others to save. i'm clark howard. for more money saving ideas, go to cnn.com/clarkhoward. don't miss clark's show at 4:00 eastern this afternoon right here on hln.
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who in the world would think to head to chicago's south side for home grown organic produce? that's where you'll find this new farm, but it's doing a lot more just food.
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divers search the hudson river. why it could be a while before all nine bodies are found. a prison goes up in flames, dozens taken to the hospital. how the chaos started. a typhoon slammed into the china forcing a million people from their home leaving a path of death and destruction. thanks for joining us on hln this sunday. i'm natasha curry. our top story, new york mayor bloomberg says the fifth body was found. a small plane collided with a
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helicopter yesterday. both aircraft fell into the hudson river here. new york mayor michael bloomberg says it is believed that all of the nine people on both aircraft were killed here is how witnesses described the crash. >> there was a plane, a small plane like a cessna cutting back towards new jersey side. helicopter heading southbound about 1100, 1200 feet. the plane rolled into the helicopter, hit the side of it the helicopter went straight in the water. there was a poof of smoke and a bang. it went further down hit the water by the w hotel and came down, a couple of pieces. pretty bad. >> what did you think when you saw it? >> tragic, bad. the fact it happened here, you look up and you see all the planes going around here and it's hectic. unfortunately this thing happened. the fact that it does happen -- it doesn't happen more often is crazy.
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>> it was turning and the head went down first. >> it was turning, went down first. about three, four seconds later, i saw the wing for helicopters. there's no wing for helicopters, it was the rotor blade. if this was the head, it went like this. it was quick. i see a lot of people try to come and rescue. lots of boats try to drive towards the helicopter. i was very shocked. i think i was screaming for a few seconds. two of us started calling 911. >> a law enforcement source tells us the chopper wreck was found in 30 feet of water while the plane is believed to be even deeper. sonar identified a possible third debris field. we know that the hudson river is an extremely difficult river to dive in. currents are very difficult. you have to contend with tides
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and the ability to see is limited. two to three feet at most. it's a difficult working environment. as the mayor said, we're very much concerned about the pilot safety. >> the chopper had five tourists and a pilot. more on the latest with this search throughout the day. forty inmates in the hospital following a prison riot here in california. a spokesman says some of the injuries are life threatening. the violence broke out last night at the california institution for men. at least one unit, which can house up to 200 inmates was set on fire. the "l. a. times" said the inmates self-evacuated into the yard. it's not clear if they all made it out of the building. a public funeral is being held today for eight-year-old robert manuel. the boy's body was found in a canal in boise idaho last week.
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he disappeared after leaving his mother's apartment on july 28th. police say they are investigating his death as a homicide. they also say there's no evidence he was abducted by a stranger. manuel was visiting his mother on the night he disappeared. president obama is visiting mexico for a two-day summit. he's going to huddle with leaders of mexico and canada for wide ranging issues impacting canada and mexico. clean energy and the economic crisis are also top priorities. all three countries have strong economic ties to the north american free trade agreement. canada and mexico says 80% of their exports to the u.s. a militant commander in the afghanistan says the taliban is waiting for a u.s. response before deciding on the fate of a captured u.s. soldier. this is the first public comment about 23-year-old bergdahl since
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he was last seen. they made a request for the return. he wouldn't elaborate. a military spokeswoman refused to comment saying they wouldn't do anything to compromise efforts to recover him. a strong earthquake shook japan earlier today. authorities say there was a 6.9 magnitude quake that jolted tokyo and surrounding areas in eastern japan. a u.s. geological logged it at 7.1. people that felt it in tokyo said it rattled walls and furniture. so far no reports of injuries or damage. people in parts of minneapolis are cleaning up after getting slammed by powerful thunderstorms. they uprooted trees here, snapped power line and blew off roofs. several tornadoes were reported. one man said fierce winds ripped apart his garage and blew away his boat. at one point 10,000 people lost power. there are no reports of any
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first the philippines, then taiwan, now china. typhoon morakot blew ashore bringing torrential rains. nearly a million people were evacuated ahead of this storm. keep your eyes on this red building here. some of the worst devastation from morakot happened in taiwan. this is some of the worst flooding in 50 years. i can't believe these pictures. some other areas got an incredibly 80 inches of rain. you can see people rescued. at least two killed in taiwan but dozens missing and feared dead. >> i'm reynolds wolf for hln. we're watching this storm out in the pacific. of course we're talking about felicia. this storm has been a powerhouse. just a short while ago, this was actually a category four hurricane. just over the last day or so we've seen it weaken considerably. the storm is still going west,
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expected to actually make it to hawaii. there's a very weak tropical storm warning, depression. it's got two things in its path, cooler water and sheer. it can weaken considerably before landfall. still at the same time could provide heavy rainfall. could see heavy rainfall in part of the great lakes, midwest. hot and humid in the parts of the southeast, make the way towards texas and four corners. heat is the big story, plenty of sunshine from the california coast, high temperatures going up mainly into the 70s and 80s. 99 for las vegas, 94 tampa, miami 90, new york and boston into the 70s and 80s. that is a look at your forecast across the nation. i'm reynolds wolf for hln. when it comes to medical tests, sometimes the simplest one really is the best choice but that's not always what the doctor suggests. medical correspondent elizabeth cohen has more in today's help for her. >> reporter: a recently published study suggest many women undergoing diagnostic tests for possible breast cancer
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may be enduring a lot more pain and spending a lot more money than necessary. that report published in the journal for surgeons says 40% of female patients had open surgical biopsies, despite guidelines that say a needle biopsy is just as good for evaluating. >> the state-of-the-art is needle biopsy. it's far less expensive, hurts less, doesn't cause significant scarring. >> which is why some doctors are crying foul and pointing fingers. >> here is why it's happening. unfortunately many of these patients are controlled by surgeons. it may be these surgeons do not know how to do needle biopsies or do not have the skill to do it. so rather than refer the patient to somebody who can do it they do an open surgical biopsy, which is ten years behind the times. >> surgical biopsies cost almost twice as much as needle
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biopsies, a cost difference that can run spot thousands of dollars. however, there are certain times when a needle biopsy isn't the best option. >> there are occasional cases where a lesion is in such a position you can't do a needle biopsy. those are few and far between. >> reporter: as with any procedures, check with your doctor and find out which option will work best for you. elizabeth cohen, cnn, atlanta. 
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police in fresno, california are using a new approach to get guns off the streets. the idea here is to get people to hand over guns voluntarily and then go on a shopping spree. as john thomas kovos reports, it's working better than anyone expected. >> reporter: rugers, lugers, rifles and even a tommy gun. some may be used for sport but some of these weapons have been used to commit crimes. fresno police collected this weapons cache during the first cash for guns event. brf these are pref these are firearms used on the streets of fresno for drive-by shootings, in the hands of the wrong people. >> reporter: a wide range of people showed up saturday morning all guaranteed amnesty. >> doesn't matter if you're getting gang bangers, you're getting guns off the street. >> we're about to move to the old folks home. i don't think they would want them there. when this came up it was like
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$100 at school time at target. >> police handed out credit cards for target depending on the types of guns or rifle turned over. allen received eight $50 cards. >> i may get a laptop computer. >> not bad. >> not a bad trade for old unsafe guns. >> each gun will be inspected, logged and then destroyed. some will undergo ballistic testing. >> again, the guns were given to us anonymously. we just want to run tests to see if they have been involved in prior crimes. >> ma'am, we've run out of gift cards. >> two hours and 45 minutes into the event, the gift cards ran out. some people like mike peterson just wanted to get rid of their guns. >> okay. we'll take them from you. >> where are they? >> they are in the back. >> that was affiliate kfsn. police collected almost 450 guns, gave out $35,000 in gift cards. they are already planning to do another event like this one again.
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paula abdul says she's getting some wonderful offers since leaving "american idol." the programming director of abc says that he contacted her and told her he'd love to see her at nbc. that's the network that does ""dancing with the stars."" abdul announced she was leaving idol when she and fox were unable to roach an agreement over her contract. the network later confirmed she would not be returning. tennessee titans will honor former quarterback steve mcnair. the team plans to wear number 9 decals on their helmet in tonight's hall of fame game as a tribute to the star. police say mcnair was shot to death last month at his nashville condominium by his girlfriend who then turned the gun on himself. under a near media blackout former nfl star michael vick returned to the area. vick stopped at a community center where he spoke to 55 people and one media crew about
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avoiding dog fighting. the former quarterback's appearance was part of an agreement with the humane society of the united states. currently vick is trying to rehabilitate his image and return to the nfl. in december of 2007, he was sentenced to 23 months in prison following his conviction on federal dog fighting charges. he was released last month. for 364 days out of the year, a bustling port city which supported international trade for centuries. but for today the japanese city of nagasaki is synonymous with a devastating attack and the hope it will never happen again.
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avenue a blind man says an overnight trip to the emergency room turned into a real eye-opener. 92-year-old man from portland, oregon returned home with his sight. he called 911 feeling dizzy. it's still not clear how exactly he regained his sight. he had been legally blind for a few years and could only see a
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foot away. >> the cameraman, i'd have to be 12 inches from him before i could see. now i see your face and you're a good looking gal. i see everything, the car here, building here. tree there. >> marty is so overjoyed he says he hasn't slept much lately. he's enjoying his newfound independence and eyeing the ladies. yeah. he says he's looking for a nice gal no younger than 75. police are getting new clues about the murder of a couple known for adopting special needs kids. they are coming from a man who was arrested last week. as sean callebs reports, investigators are looking at business debt and possible connections to the mexican mafia. >> reporter: 61-year-old henry "cab" tice was a long time friend and business associate of byrd and melanie billings according to the escambia county sheriff david morgan. >> they were business partners in a series of businesses, in a finance company that financed cars and other things and a couple of small car dealerships.
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>> reporter: the relationship soured. tice owed billings $30,000, according to the sheriff, and was arrested on writing bad checks to the billings. the sheriff also says he's not ruling out that the billings murders could be a contract hit. another intriguing connection, tice was close to patrick gonzalez jr., the man authorities portray as the ringleader in the murders of the florida couple who adapted 13 children's, many with special needs. >> he's had an ongoing relationship, he described it as a father and son relationship where they spoke on a daily business. >> reporter: the sheriff says he's surprised by information tice volunteered like a connection to organized crime. >> he affirmed that because he got into financial trouble in the business and he needed some money that he made connections with what he referred to as the mexican mafia and secured a loan from them in order for the
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business not to fail. >> reporter: cnn was unable to locate tice but in an interview with nbc, he said he had nothing to do with the killing. >> anybody say that i had >> the billings family issued a statement saying, we have faith that sharep morgan will be diligent in determining whether there is any connection between cab tice and the murders. authorities say the big break in this case came when someone involved in the murders failed to turn off the security system. they caught images of the suspects and a red van leaving the house. >> it would not be unrealistic to assume that mr. tice was aware of the security system. he had been in the home many times. also at the office, mr. billings was known to pull up on his security system, his home system so he could brve the children
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and how the home life was going. >> reporter: he was working at this car dealership and living there, as well. tice freakquently goes to mexico for business dealings and travels to columbia where he has a wife or a girlfriend. while he remains free on bond, the sheriff told tice not to leave this area. 64 years ago today the u.s. dropped an atomic bomb on the city of nagasaki. in the pacific arm of world war ii. people there observed a moment of silence today while a large bell in nagasaki's peace park was rung repeatedly. the mayor spoke calling for an end to nuclear weapons. the attack came three days after one on hiroshima. 140,000 people were killed or died within months after that
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bombing. who in the world would think to head to chicago's southside for home grown organic produce? that is where you will find this new farm, but it's growing a lot more than just food.
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divers search the hudson river for victims of that hor f horrific crash between a tourist helicopter and a small plane. why it could be a while before all nine bodies are found. part of a california prison goes up in flames here and dozens of people are taken to the hospital. how the chaos started. and a typhoon slam under to china forcing a million people from their homes, leaving a path of death and destruction in its wake. thanks for joining us on hln this sunday, i'm natasha curry. michael bloomberg says a fifth body was found today as a search for victims of a mid-air collision continues. a small plane collide would a
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helicopter yesterday. both aircrafts fell into the hudson river here. it is believed that all of the nine people on both aircraft were killed. now, here's how witnesses describe the crash. >>. >> there was a small plane like a cessna and a helicopter heading southbound about 1,100, 1,200 feet and the plane roll under to the helicopter, hit the side of it and the helicopter went straight down in the water and a poof of smoke and a bang and the plane went further down and hit the water by the w hotel and came down in a couple pieces. so, pretty bad. >> what was your thought when you saw it? >> tragic, bad. the fact that it happened here. but you look up and you see all the planes going around here and it's kind of hectic. i'm surprised, unfortunately, this thing happens, but, you know, the fact that it doesn't happen more often. >> it was turning and then the
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head went down first and then about three, four seconds later i thought it was a wing of the helicopter, but there's no wing for held countrier, probably rotor blades. if this was the head y think it went down like this. it was quick. i see a lot of people come and start trying to rescue and then lots of boats start to drive. >> i was very shocked and i think i was screaming for a few seconds and then two of us we started calling 911. >> a law enforcement source tells thus chopper wreckage was found in about 30 feet of water while the plane is believed it be even deeper. sonar has also identified a possible third debris field. >> we know the hudson river is extremely difficult weather to dive in, currents are very difficult. you have to contend with tides and the ability to see is very
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limited. two to three feet at most. so, it's difficult working environment and we're very much concerned about the divers' safe safety. >> the victims on the plane was the pilot, his brother and his nephew. the chopper carried five tourists and a pilot. stay with hln for the latest on the search throughout the day. 40 inmates in the hospital following a prison riot here in california. a spokesman says some of the injuries are life threatening. the violence broke out last night at the california institution for men. at least one unit which can house up to 200 inmates was set on fire. and the "l.a. times" says that inmates self-evacuate under to a yard but it's not clear if all of them made it out of the building. a public funeral being held today for 8-year-old robert manwill. the boy's body was found in boise, idaho, last week. he disappeared after leaving his
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mother's apartment. police say they're investigating his death as a homicide. they also say there's no evidence that the boy was abducted by a stranger. manwill was visiting his mother on the night that he disappeared. president obama is flying to mexico today for a two-day summit. he will huddle with leaders of mexico and canada to discuss a wide range of issues. they're expected to work on trade, immigration and drug trafficking. clean energy and the economic kriserous also top priorities. all three countries have strong economic ties to the north american free trade agreement. canada and mexico sends 80% of their experts to the u.s. a militant commander in afghanistan says the taliban is waiting for a u.s. response before deciding on the fate of a captured u.s. soldier. this is the first public comment about the 23-year-old since he was last seen in this video last month. the video says his council made a demand to the u.s. for
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bergdahl's return. he wouldn't comment on the return or the deadline for that matter. a spokeswoman refused to comment. they wouldn't do anything to compromise efforts to recover him. a strong earthquake shook japan earlier today. 6.9 magnitude quake that jolted tokyo and surrounding areas in eastern japan. a u.s. geological survey reading logged the quake a bit stronger at 7.1. people who felt it in tokyo said it rattled walls and furniture. so far no reports of injury or damage. people in parts of minneapolis are cleaning up after getting slammed by powerful thunderstorms. they uprooted trees here, snapped power lines and even blew off roofs. several tornadoes were reported. one man said that fierce winds ripped apart his garage and blew away his boat. at one point 10,000 people lost power. there are no reports of any injuries. authorities in hawaii are
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beginning to close some beaches on the state's big island as hurricane felicia approaches. forecasters are predicting heavy rains and possible flash floods as a result of the storm. reynolds wolf will have the latest details just ahead in weather. first, the philippines and then taiwan and now china. typhoon morakot packing 74-mile-per-hour winds and bringing torrential rain. a million people were evacuated ahead of this storm. keep your eyes on this red building here. some of the worst devastation from morakot in taiwan. this is some of the worst flooding in 50 years. cannot believe these pictures. they're really something else. some areas in the southern part of the island got an incredible 80 inches of rain. you see people being rescued here. at least two people were killed in taiwan but dozens are still missing and feared dead. >> i'm reynolds wolf for hln. we're watching this storm out in
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the pacific, of course, we're talking about felicia and this storm just a powerhouse. just a short while ago, this was a category 4 hurricane but just over the last dior so we saw it weaken considerably. expect it to actually make it to hawaii, a very weak tropical storm, early tropical depression. two things in its path, much cooler water and those two components could weaken this considerably before it makes landfall. could see some heavy rainfall through parts of the great lakes into the midwest today. hot and humid in parts of the southeast and make your way towards texas and the four corners. heat your big story, plenty of sunshine with the california coast and temperatures going up into the 70s and 80s and 99 for las vegas and 88 in memphis and 94 in tampa and new york and boston mainly into the 70s and 80s. that is a look at your forecast across the nation, i'm reynolds wolf for hln. police in one community are trying to get folks to drop their guns and hold out their hands.
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>> not a bad trade for some old, unsafe guns. >> see what authorities are using now to get people to give away their guns. 
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police in fresno, california, are using a new approach to get guns off the streets. the idea here is to get people to hand over guns voluntarily and then go on a shopping spree. as john thomas reports, it's working better than anyone expected. >> reporter: rifles and even a tommy gun. some may be used for sport, but some of these weapons could be used to commit crimes. fresno police like to disweapon cache during the first cash for guns event. these are firearms that are being used on the streets of fresno to do drive-by shootings.
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>> reporter: a wide range of people showed up saturday morning. all guaranteed amnesty. >> doesn't matfer you get gang bangers in here or not, you're getting them off the streets. >> when this came up, it was like $100 right at school time for target. >> reporter: police handed out gift credit cards to target. the dollar value was determined by the type of weapon. alan received eight $50 cards. >> i think i may get a laptop computer. not a bad trade for some old, unsafe guns. >> reporter: each gun will be inspected, logged and then destroyed. some will undergo ballistic testings. >> the guns given to us sunonmasly, we just want to run some tests. >> ma'am, we ran out of gift cards. >> reporter: only 2:45 into the events the gift cards ran out. p
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some people like meterson just wanted to get rid of his guns. >> we'll take them from you. >> that was john thomas from affiliate kfsn. police collected almost 450 guns and gave out $35,000 in gift cards. they're already planning to do another event like this one again. paula abdul says she's getting some wonderful offers since leaving "american idol." the programming director of abc says that he's contacted her and told her he'd love to see her at abc, the network that does "dancing with the stars," of course. she announced she was leaving "idol" when she and fox were ÷ unable to reach an agreement ÷ over the terms of her contract. she will not be returning. the tennessee titans will honor former quarterback steve mcnair tonight. the team plans to wear number nine decals on their helmets as
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a tribute to the late star. mcnair was shot to death last month in his nashville condominium by his girlfriend who then turned the gun on herself. under a near media blackout michael vick returned to the atlanta area this weekend. vick stopped at a community center here where he spoke to about 55 people and one media crew about avoiding dog fighting. the former atlanta falcons' appearance was part of an agreement with the humane society of the united states. currently, vick is trying to rehabilitate his image and return to the nfl. in december of 2007, he was sentenced to 23 months in prison following his conviction on federal dog fighting charges. he was released last month. imagine a small device that could actually take a tiny drop of your blood and predict if you would be sick, say with the flu or cold for the next three days. dr. sanjay gupta looks at some futuristic medicine in today's
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vital signs. >> reporter: afghanistan, a u.s. soldier points his weapon and looks out over a remote landscape. for these troops, miles away from the nearest field hospital, getting sick simply isn't an option. >> most of us have had the flu at one time or another, no matter how old or young you are, it could knock you for a loop. we don't want have to people going into battle that are not performing optimally. they put themselves at risk and the rest of the troops at risk. >> reporter: keeping soldiers disease free and combat ready. in 2006 ginsburg teams of scientist were given more than $6 million by the u.s. department of defense. their task? develop a device that could predict the onset of infecktuous disease before symptoms even appear. >> for more on this and other exciting medical advances go to our website cnn.com/vitalsigns. for 364 days out of the
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year, it's a bustling port city which supported international trade for centuries. but for today, the japanese city of nagasaki is synonymous with a devastating tack and the hope that it will never happen again.
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legally blind for several years and could only see a foot or so away. >> the cameraman, i'd have to be about 12 inches from him and now i see your face and you're a good-looking gal. i see everything. i see cars there, the building here, the tree there. >> now, marty is so overjoyed that he said he hasn't slept much lately and he's enjoying his new-found independence and eyeing the ladies, oh, yeah. he says he's looking for a nice gal, no younger than 75. the kennedy family continues to gather at a massachusetts hospital where unis kennedy shriver is listed in critical, but stable condition. it's still unclear why she went
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to the hospital, but shriver's had a series of strokes in recent years and she's best known as the founder of the special olympics which helps millions of people with disabilities worldwide. her daughter, maria shriver, and maria's husband, governor arnold schwarzenegger, have also been at the hospital. police are getting new clues about the couple known for adopting special needs kids. they are coming from a man who was arrested last week. as sean callebs reports, they're looking at business debt and possible connections to the mexican mafia. >> reporter: 61-year-old henry cab tice was a long-time friend and business associate of byrd and melanie billings according to david morgan. >> they were business partners in a series of businesses, both in a finance company which financed cars and other things and, of course, in a couple small car dealerships. >> reporter: however, the relationship soured. tice owed billings $30,000 and
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he was arrested thursday on a year-old charge of writing $17,000 in bad checks to the billings. he is not ruling out the billings' murders could be a contract hit. another intriguing connection, tice, according to the sheriff, was also close to patrick gonzalez jr., the man authorities portray as the ringleader in the murders of the florida couple who adopted 13 children, many with special needs. >> he's had an ongoing relationship with patrick gonzalez jr. as he described it a father and son relationship where they spoke on a daily basis. >> reporter: the sheriff says he's surprised by information that tice volunteered, like a connection to organized crime. >> he affirmed that because he had got into financial trouble in the business and he needed some money that he made connections with what he referred to as the mexican mafia and secured the loan from them in order for the business not to fail. >> reporter: cnn was unable to locate tice, but in an interview with nbc, he said he had nothing
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to do with the killings. >> that i had anything to do with the murder of byrd or melanie is a liar. >> reporter: the billings' family issued a statement saying we have faith that sheriff morgan will be diligent in determining whether there is any connection between cab tice and the murders. authorities say the big break in the case came when someone involved in the murders failed to turn off the billings' security system. cameras rolled as the gang roamed the billings' house and caught images of the suspect in a red van leaving the house. >> it would not be unrealistic to assume that mr. tice was aware of the security system. he had been in the home many times. also at the office, mr. billings was known to pull up on his computer system his security system so he could observe the home. >> reporter: tice was working at this car dealership and apparently living there since. tice has been fired and was told
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to move on. he goes to mexico for business dealings and also travels to the country of columbia where he has a wife or girlfriend. while he remains free on bind, the sheriff has told tice not to leave this area. sean callebs, cnn, in pensacola, florida. 64 years ago today the u.s. dropped an atomic bomb on the city of nagasaki. people there observed a moment of silence today while a large bell in nagasaki's peace rang. 140,000 people were killed or died within months after that bombing. who in the world would think to head to chicago's southside for home-grown organic produce? that's where you will find this
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helicopter yesterday. both aircrafts fell into the hudson river here. michael bloomberg said it is believed that all of the nine people on both aircraft were killed. now, here's how witnesses describe the crash. >> there was a small plane like a cessna cutting back towards new jersey side and helicopter heading southbound about 1,100, 1,200 feet. the plane rolled into the helicopter and hit the side of it. the helicopter went straight down in the water. like a poof of smoke and a bang and the plane went further down and hit the water by the w. hotel. came down in a couple pieces. pretty bad. >> what was your thought when you saw it? >> tragic, bad, you know. the fact that it happened here. but you look up and you see all the planes going around here and it's kind of hectic. so, surprise it didn't -- unfortunately, this thing happens but, you know, the fact that it does happen, it doesn't happen more often is just kind of crazy. >> i was turning and then the
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head went down first and then about three, four seconds later i thought it was a wing of the helicopter, but there's no wing for helicopters so probably the rotor blade. so, if this is the head, i think it went down like this. so, it was quick. i see a lot of people come and start trying to rescue and then lots of boats start to drive towards the helicopter. i was just very shocked and i think i was screaming for a few seconds and then two of us we started calling 911. >> a law enforcement source tells us that the chopper wreckage was found in about 30 feet of water while the plane is even deeper. sonar has also identified a possible third debris field. >> we know that the hudson river is an extremely difficult river to dive in. currents are very difficult. you have to contend with tides
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and the ability to see is very limited. two to three feet at moment. so, it's a difficult working environment and as the mayor said, we're very much concerned about the divers' safety. >> the victims on the plane were the pilot, his brother and his nephew. the chopper carried five italian tourists and a pilot. stay with hln for the latest on this search throughout the day. 40 inmates are in the hospital following a prison riot here in california. a spokesman says some of the injuries are life threatening. the violence broke out last night at the california institution for men. at least one unit which could house up to 200 inmates was set on fire. and the "l.a. times" says that inmates self-evacuate under to a yard, but it's not clear if all of them made it out of the building. a public funeral is being held today for 8-year-old robert manwill. the boy's body was found in a canal in boise, idaho last week. he disappeared after leaving his
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mother's apartment on july 28th. police are investigating his death as a homicide. they also say there's no evidence that the boy was abducted by a stranger. manwill was visiting his mother on the night that he disappeared. president obama is flying to mexico today for a two-day summit. he's going to huddle with leaders of mexico and canada to discuss a wide range of issues. they are expected to work on trade, immigration and drug trafficking. clean energy and the economic crisis are also top priorities. all three countries have strong economic ties to the northamerican free trade agreement. canada and mexico send 80% of their experts to the u.s. a militant commander in afghanistan says that the taliban is waiting for a u.s. response before deciding on the fate of a captured u.s. soldier. this is the first public comment about 23-year-old bergdahl. taliban leader's council made a
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demand for the u.s. for bergdahl's return. he wouldn't elaborate on the deadlines. they refused to comment saying they wouldn't do anything to compromise efforts to recover him. a strong earthquake shook japan earlier today. authorities say a 6.9 magnitude qua quake. so far, no reports of injuries or damage. people in parts of minneapolis are cleaning up after getting slammed by powerful thunderstorms. they uprooted trees here, snapped powerlines and even blew off roofs. several tornadoes were reported. one man said that fierce winds ripped apart his garage and blew away his boat. at one point, 10,000 people lost power. there are no reports of any injuries. first the philippines and then taiwan and now china.
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typhoon morakot blew ashore china's east coast this morning packing 74-mile-per-hour winds and bringing torrential rain. nearly a million people were evacuated ahead of this storm. keep your eyes on this red building here. some of the worst devastations happened in taiwan. watch the building go there. this is some of the worst flooding in 50 years. you cannot believe these pictures. they are really something else. some areas in the southern part of the island got an incredible 80 inches of rain apleast two people were killed in taiwan but dozens are still missing and feared dead. police in one community are trying to get folks to drop their guns and hold out their hands. >> not a bad trade for some old, unsafe guns. >> see what authorities are using now to get people to give away their guns. 
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police in fresno, california, are using a new approach to get guns off the street. the idea here is to get people to hand over guns voluntarily and then go on a shopping spree. and as john thomas covas reports it's working better than anyone expected. >> reporter: rifles and even a tommy gun. some may be used for sport, but some of these weapons could be used to commit crimes. fresno police collected this weapons cache during the department's first cash for guns event. >> these are firearms being used on the streets of fresno to do drive-by shootings. >> reporter: a wide range of people showed up saturday morning, all guaranteed amnesty.
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>> it doesn't matter whether you're getting gang bangers in here or not, you're getting guns off the street. >> we're about to move to the old folks home, i don't think they want them there. >> when this came up it was like $100 right at school time for target. >> one handgun, that's two gift cards. >> reporter: police handed out gift credit cards to target. the dollar value was determined by the type of weapon. alan received eight $50 cards. >> i think i may get a laptop computer. >> not bad. not a bad deal at all. >> not a bad trade for old, unsafe guns. >> reporter: each gun inspected and logged and then destroyed. >> the guns will given to us synonymously, so we just want to run some tests. >> ma'am, we've run out of gift cards. >> reporter: only 2:45 into the event, the gift cards ran out. >> okay with me if i just turned
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them in. >> reporter: some people like mike peterson just wanted to get rid of their gub guns. >> where they at? >> they're in the back. police collected almost 450 guns and gave out $35,000 in gift cards. they're already planning to do another event like this one again. paula abdul says that she's getting some wonderful offers since leaving "american idol." the programming director of abc says that he's contacted her and told her that he'd love to see her at abc. that's the network that does "dancing with the stars" of course. but abdul announced she was leaving "idol" when she and fox were unable to reach an adwreement over their contract. your canine companion may be smarter than you think. new research shows that most dogs can reason, count to about five and recognize roughly 165 words and gestures. that means the average pooch may
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be smarter than a 2-year-old toddler. what are the smartest breeds? border collies, poodles, retrievers, german shepherds and dobermans. the not so bright ones, they're still sweet and lovable, right. borzois, chow chows, bulldogs basenjis and afghan hounds. the tennessee titans will honor steve mcnair tonight in tonight's hall of game game as a tribute to the late star. mcnair was shot to death last month in his nashville condominium by his girlfriend who then turned the gun on herself. under a near media blackout michael vick returned to the atlanta area this weekend. he stopped at a community center here where he spoke to about 55 people and one media crew about avoiding dog fighting. the former atlanta falcons appearance was part of an
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agreement with the humane society of the united states. currently, vick is trying to rehabilitate his image and return to the nfl. in december of 2007, he was sentenced to 23 months in prison following his conviction on federal dog fighting charges. he was released last month. for 364 days out of the year, it's a bustling port city, which has supported international trade for centuries. but for today, the japanese city of nagasaki is synonymous with a devastating attack and the hope that it will never happen again.
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with his sight. he had called 911 after feeling dizzy, still wasn't clear, though, how exactly he regained his sight. he had been legally blind for several years and could only see a foot or so away. >> the cameraman, i'd have to be about 12 inches from him before he was clear. now i see your face and you're a
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good-looking gal. oh, i see everything. i see cars there, the building here, the tree there. >> now, marty is so overjoyed that he says he hasn't slept much lately and he's enjoying his new-found independence and eyeing the ladies. oh, yeah. he says he's looking for a nice gal, no younger than 75. the kennedy family continues to gather at a massachusetts hospital where eunice kennedy shriver is listed in critical, but stable condition. still unclear why she went to the hospital, but shriver had a series of strokes in recent years. she's best known as the founder of the special olympics, which helps millions of people with disabilities worldwide. her daughter, maria shriver and maria's husband, governor arnold schwarzenegger, have also been at the hospital. >> i sonia sotomayor do solemnly swear -- >> with those words, sonia sotomayor became the first
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latina security justice. she took the oath from john roberts yesterday. sources close to her said she started reading up on upcoming cases. the senior legal analyst for our sister network cnn says that's to be expected. >> a great desire on the part of both justice sotomayor and her new colleagues on the court to let her get to work. she could not start participating in the informal work of the court that goes on over the summer without being sworn in. >> this was the reaction in the spanish harlem right after sotomayor was sworn in. she was born in the bronx where her family moved from puerto ri rico. police are getting new clues about the murder of a couple known for adopting special needs kids. they're coming from a man who was arrested last week. sean callebs reports, investigators are now looking at some business debt and possible connections to the mexican mafia.
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>> reporter: 61-year-old henry cab tice was a lung-time friend and business associate of byrd and melanie billings according to david morgan. >> they were business partners in a series of businesses. both in a finance company, which financed cars and other things and then, of course, in a couple small car dealerships. >> reporter: however, the relationship soured. tice owed billings about $30,000 according to the shaeriff and h was arrested on writing $17,000 in bad checks to the billings. the sheriff also says he's not ruling out the billings' murders could be a contract hit. another intriguing connection, tice, according to the sheriff, was also close to 35-year-old patrick gonzalez jr., the man authorities portray as the ringleader in the murders of the florida couple who adopted 13 children, many with special needs. >> he had an ongoing relationship with patrick gonzalez jr., as he described it, a father and son
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relationship where they spoke on a daily basis. >> reporter: the sheriff says he's surprised by information that tice volunteered like a connection to organized crime. >> he affirmed because he had got into financial trouble in the business and he needed some money that he made connections with what he referred to as the mexican mafia and secured the loan from them in order for the business not to fail. >> reporter: cnn was unable to locate tice but in an interview with nbc he said he had nothing to do with the killings. >> anybody would say i had anything to do with the murder in byrd or melanie is a liar. >> reporter: the billings family issued a statement saying sheriff morgan will be diligent in determining whether there is any connection between cab tice and the murders. authorities say the big break in this case came when someone involved in the murders failed to turn off the billings' security system. cameras rolled as the gang roamed the billings' house and caught images of the suspects and a red van leaving the house. >> he would not be unrealistic
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to assume that mr. tice was aware of the security system. he had been in the home many os was known to pull up on his security system his home system so he could observe the children and how the home life was going. >> tice had been working at this car dealership and apparently living there, as well. tice has since been fired and told to move on. tice frequently goes to mexico for business dealings, and authorities say he also travels to the country of colombia, where he has a wife or a girlfriend. while he remains free on bond, the sheriff has told tice not to leave this area. sean callebs, cnn, pensacola, florida. 64 years ago today the u.s. dropped an atomic bomb on the city of nagasaki. the attack pushed the japanese government to surrender and end the pacific arm of world war ii. [ bell tolling ]
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>> people there observed a moment of silence today while a large veil in nagasaki's peace park was rung repeatedly. the mayor also spoke, calling for an end to nuclear weapons. the attack on nagasaki came three days after one on hiroshima. 140,000 people were killed or died within months after that bombing. and the general rule of thumb, it's really not good form to insult your neighbor, especially if he's bigger than you. but that's not the case in nevada. the state just kicked off a new edgy ad campaign aimed at coaxing businesses away from california. one tells business owners that they can kiss their assets good-bye be they stay put. another compares the state's legislators to talking orangutans. the ads are supposed to air in california, but the head of the campaign says at least one l.a. tv station told him it won't air them. who in the world would think to go to chicago's south side for homegrown organic produce?
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divers search the hudson river for victims of that crash between a tourist helicopter and a small plane. why it could be a while before all nine bodies are found. part of a california prison goes up in flames and dozens of people are take on the hospital. how the chaos started. and a typhoon slams into china, forcing a million people from their homes, leaving a path of death and destruction in its wake. thanks for joining us on hln this sunday. i'm natasha curry. our top story. investigators plan to look at radio communications as they try to figure out why a private plane collided with a tour helicopter causing both to crash right into new york's hudson
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river here. they want to know what the control tower was telling the plane after it took off. some of the wreckage was removed from the river today. the ntsb is also asking anyone with video or pictures to come forward. new york mayor michael bloomberg says that a fifth body was found today and four more bodies still have yet to be recovered. susan candiotti has more from the scene. >> reporter: divers continue to be hard at work, as they have for the past several hours. as you've noted, they've already recovered three more bodies for a total of five, so five out of nine victim vbs brought up in the bottom of the hudson river at this time. the bodies recover sod far, those victims are believed to have come from the helicopter wreckage, because that is the aircraft that authorities believe they have been able to locate and are convinced of that, as a matter of fact, at the bottom of the hudson river. so far, they continue to look for any sign of that small plane that was carrying three people, the pilot, his brother, and that
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brother's son, in other words, the nephew of the pilot. still trying to locate that using all kinds of methods including sonar to try to determine exactly where that is. also earlier, as we have mentioned, they've brought up both a small piece of the helicopter and a much larger piece which was picked up with cranes. and they moved that piece over to a pier in the area for further examination. of course, identification of the bodies, of the victims still has to be done, and that's going to be a difficult procedure. >> yeah, and on that note, most of the italian tourists have left, but some have stayed behind to help identify the dead. this is the city's worst air disaster since a 2001 plane crash in between killed 265 people. 40 inmates are in the hospital following a prison riot in california. a spokesman says some of the injuries are life-threatening. the violence broke out last night at the california
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institution for men. at least one unit, which can house up to 200 inmates, was set on fire. and the "l.a. times" says that inmates self-evacuated into a yard but it's not clear whether all of them made it out of the building. the u.s. military says that 51 u.s. soldiers in iraq were diagnosed with swine flu. the associated press reports all of them have fully recovered after treatment, though, but 71 other u.s. soldiers suspected of contracting the virus remain in isolation right now. the ap also says that iraqi health officials have confirmed the country's first case of swine flu death. they say the woman was from the southern town of najaf. the u.s. military says it is testing any u.s. soldier who develops a fever or a sore throat and is ready to isolate them if swine flu is suspected. a public funeral is being held today for 8-year-old robert m manwill. the boy's body was found in a canal in boise, idaho, last week. he was found after disappearing
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from his mother's apartment on july 8th. there's no evidence that the boy was abducted bay stranger. mawill was visiting his mother on the night that he disappeared. president obama is flying to mexico today far two-day summit. he's going to hudle with leaders of mexico and canada to discuss a wide range of issues impacting north america. they're expected to work on trade, immigration, and drug trafficking. clean energy and the economic crisis are also top priorities. all three countries have strong ties through the north american free-trade agreement. canada and exmexico send 80% of their exports no the u.s. a military commander in afghanistan is saying the taliban is waiting for a u.s. response before deciding on the fate of a captured u.s. soldier. this is the first public comment about 23-year-old bo berg daul since he was last seen in this video last month. the commander says the taliban leader made a demand to the u.s.
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for bergdahl's return. he wouldn't elaborate on the demand. a spokesperson refused to comment saying they wouldn't do anything to compromise efforts to recover him. a strong earthquake shook japan earlier today. authorities say there was a 6.9 magnitude quake that jolted tokyo and surrounding areas in eastern japan. a u.s. geological survey logged the quake a bit stronger at 7.1. people who felt it in tokyo say it rattled walls and furniture. so far, no reports of injuries or damage. the tragic ending of a high speed police chase in california serves as a somber reminder of just how dangerous criminal pursuits can be. seven people, including four children, died when a suspect's car slammed into a pickup truck here southeast of fresno. now, both vehicles ended up in an orange orchard here. you can see the wreckage. four of the children in the truck were ejected and died at the scene. three people in the car that the police were chasing also died.
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and three other people, including one child, were hospitalized. police say the pursuit began when officers tried to stop the car for a traffic infraction and then it took off. the crash happened after the car sped through a stop sign. people in parts of minneapolis are cleaning up after getting slammed by powerful thunderstorms. they uprooted trees here, snapped power lines and even blew off roofs. several tornadoes were reported. one man said that fierce winds ripped apart his garage and blew away his boat. at one point, 10,000 people lost power. there are no reports of any injuries. authorities in hawaii are beginning to close some beaches on the state's big island as hurricane felicia approaches. forecasters are predicting heavy rains and possible flash floods as a result of the storm. reynolds wolf is going to have the very latest details on felicia just ahead in weather sxwroop first the philippines, then taiwan, and now china.
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typhoon morakot blew ashore along china's east coast this morning packing 74-mile-per-hour winds and bringing torrential rains. nearly a million people were evacuated ahead of this storm. now, keep your eyes on this red building here. some of the worst devastation from morakot happened in taiwan. watch the building go there. this is some of the worst flooding in 50 years. cannot believe these pictures. they're really something else. some areas in the southern part of the island got an incredible 80 inches of rain. you see people being rescued here. at least two people were killed in taiwan, but dozens are still missing and this feared dead. 64 years ago today, the u.s. dropped an atomic bomb on the city of nagasaki. the attack pushed the japanese government to surrender and end the pacific arm of world war ii. [ bell tolling ] people there observed a moment of silence today while a large bell in nagasaki's peace park was rung repeatedly.
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the mayor also spoke, calling for an end to nuclear weapons. the attack on nagasaki came three days after one on hiroshima. 140,000 people were killed or died within months after that bombing. scientists say that the world's glaciers are melting away at an alarming rate and they warn if this trend continues it could lead people to take desperate measures.
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already. if you are still using version 6.0 of internet explorer to search the web, experts say you may be partially responsible for slowing down the entire internet. it's one of our most popular stories on our website today. several groups of designers and computer techs are on a mission to get users to upgrade to a new version. ie-6 was released in 2001 and doesn't work well with many modern programs and may not work at all with software on the way. many sites like youtube are
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directing ie-6 users to links that will let them down load an upgrade. even microsoft would prefer that people stop using the old version saying that ie-8 makes surfing faster and more secure. one of the most e-mailed stories on our website focuses on the effects of global warming. a u.s. government study indicates that the world's glaciers are warming at a rapid rate, faster than experts even predicted. now look to washington's south cascade glacier for possible proof of this. this is a 1979 image of the glacier, take a close look, and now take a look at this, 24 years later in 2003, scientists say that global warming caused a meltdown here that stripped the glacier of half its volume since 1960. one researcher with this 50-year study says that the rapid retreat indicates a major meltdown on a global scale. and here is video of an alarming glacier retreat in bolivia. check it out. these mountains on the outskirts
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of la paz were once covered with ice and served as natural reservo reservoirs. scientists fear that latin america may run out of water because of similar glacier melt in the region and leave millions of people in a desperate bind as well. experts are demanding of the government take action. some say that later wars in the region may not be over territory but over water. believe it or not, half the people in the world have a cell phone. a lot of them get a new one, you know, every year or two so that means a lot of phones getting tossed. a company in japan is turning old phones, old computers and other e-waste literally into gold. here's today's "ecosolutions." >> reporter: how much gold will you get out of this? >> almost 20 kilograms. >> reporter: 20 kilograms p. >> of coal. >> and if you're not aware of how much valuable meatal is in your mobile phone, take a look. tell us, what can be recycled in a mobile phone?
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>> mobile phone, there are -- >> translator: in a mobile phone, this part of the battery is made of gold. this is gold, too. there is a lot of gold used in mobile phones. in there is a print socket, and this is also partly made of gold. >> reporter: the transformation process from electronic scraps to precious metals takes up to three months, and while this plant is yet to sell the end product, other urban mining factories can produce the same output as the small gold mine. a profitable business considering the high price of metals. >> translator: what's significant about our plant is that we recycle everything. we don't produce any garbage. >> reporter: so, the next time you decide to throw away your old mobile phone or any other electrical gadget, for that matter, think again. by recycling it, you can play your part in improving the environment. cnn, japan. for more on recycling those old electronic items and other important environmental news, go to cnn.com/ecosolutions.
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it looks like democrats trying to tell president obama's health care reform bill have their weather cut out for them. protesters are gathering at town hall meetings across the country to voice their opposition to the plan.
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hundreds of people gathered here in a meeting in memphis yesterday hosted by congressman steve cohen, but it wasn't long before opponents of the health care overhaul began interrupting him with their complaints. hecklers have also interrupted similar meetings across the country. republicans say the demonstrations are in line with poll s showing a lack of suppor for government-run health care, but some democrats worry the outbursts could eventually lead to violence. >> i think it harms the country. you know, there are people that want to believe almost anything that's bad about this bill, and of course they'll believe that, too. so it makes a small minority of people angrier and angrier and it's essentially an incite tomt violence and that's too bad. >> the demonized citizens who are energetic about this strikes me as demonstrating a weakness in our position, in other words, wanting to change a subject rather than talk about the half a trillion dollars in medicare cuts talk about some who
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misbehave. >> some conservative groups have encouraged demonstrators to speak out at the meetings. under a near media blackout, former nfl star michael vick returned to the atlanta area this weekend. vick stopped at a community center yesterday here where he spoke to about 55 people and one media crew about avoiding dogfighting. the former atlanta falcons quarterback''s appearance was part of an agreement with the humane society of the united states. currently, vick is trying to rehabilitate his image and return to the nfl. in december of 2007, he was sentenced to 23 months in prison following his conviction on ÷ federal dog fighting charges. he was released last month. the tennessee titans will honor former quarterback steve mcnair tonight. the team plans to wear number 90 decals on their helmet in on the's hall-of-fame game as a tribute to the late star. police say mcnair was shot to death last month in a nashville
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condominium by his girlfriend, who then turned the gun on herself sxwroop today marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most shocking and bizarre celebrity murders in u.s. history. actress sharon tait was one of the first victims in a bloody rampage carried out by followers of charles manson. as time has passed, so has the apparent indifference that many manson family members displayed after the the killing. imagine a small device that could take a tiny drop of your blood and predict if you would be sick, say, with the flu or cold within the next three days. dr. sanjay gupta looks at some futuristic medicine in today's "vital signs." >> reporter: they shocked the world -- young, good-looking american kids in their 20s laughing about butchering their innocent victims. the manson killers are now in their 60s. tex watson, leslie van houten, patricia and susan at kings, all disciples of a madman who turned
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them into monsters. wattton and krenwinkle took part in all seven murders, five at the home of actress sharon tatd in beverly hills. then the next day they came to this house about ten miles away where they tortured and killed the labiancas. >> i stood in the hallway, and i looked into a blank room that was like a den. and i stood there until tex turned me around and handed me a knife and he said, "do something." i went back in the bedroom and mrs. labianca was laying on the floor on her stomach, and i stabbed her numerous times in the back. >> reporter: atkins was with watson and krenwinkle during the tate murders, holding down 8 1/2-month-pregnant actress sharon tate as she pleaded for her and her child's life. >> she asked me to give her
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mercy. >> what did you say to her? >> i told her i didn't give mercy. >> how manson convinced his flock to kill and torture without remorse baffled the world. manson family members say it was a combination of charisma, drug, and manson's knack for recruiting the right group of vulnerable followers. >> like little birds with our mouths open, beat us, and he would be saying the things we had been thinking. we thought that he had an in to our very thoughts and our very hearths. >> atkins, krenwinkle and van houten say they left broken homes. watson would be his right-hand man. the faces of the manson killers have gotten earlier. the courthouse smiles and giggles replaced with pleas for forgiveness. >> and i'm appall ed that i coud even have been involved with something like that. >> it's terribly difficult to deal with this. i admit i made mistakes because
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i feel terrible about it, but i cannot change it. no matter what i do, i cannot change one minute of my life. >> granted, i have committed one of the most heinous crimes in the history of mankind, and i realize that, and i'm very remorseful for that and would give anything if i could pay for it. >> reporter: first sentenced to death, the manson killers were given life sentences when the death penalty was abolished by the state supreme court. charles manson remains in prison and has over the years attended his parole hearings. susan atkins has terminal brain cancer. last year, her request for compassionate release was denied, but she's scheduled for a parole hearing next month. krenwinkle and watson have parole hearings in before the end of the year, not expected to have a hearing until 2010. 40 years later, all four claim they're remorseful, but the family of sharon tate doesn't believe any of them deserve the mercy that sharon and her unborn
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child never saw. ted row land, cnn, los angeles. a u.s. soldier points his weapon and looks out over a remote landscape. for these troops, miles away from the nearest field hospital, getting sick simply isn't an option. >> most of us have had the flu at one time or another and no matter how old or young you are it can knock you for a loop. so, we don't want to have people going into battle that are not going to be performing optimally. they put themselves at risk and they put the rest of the troops at risk. >> reporter: keeping soldiers disease free and combat ready, well, that's a job of duke researcher jeff ginsburg. in 2006, his team of scientists was given more than $6 million by the u.s. department of defense. their task -- develop a device that could predict the onset of infectious disease before symptoms even appear. >> for more on this and other exciting medical advances, go to our website, cnn.com/vitalsigns.
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